November 6, 2012

Housing and Sheltering Needs of Hurricane Sandy

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 Cross posted from FEMA.gov   As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our federal partners continue to work with states to recover from Hurricane Sandy, an increasing number of residents whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the storm have been displaced from their homes and are seeking sheltering alternatives. FEMA is working directly […]

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July 17, 2012

A decade of producing affordable housing for Native Hawaiians

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With Hawaii trailing only Manhattan and Brooklyn as the most expensive housing market in the country, we know that living in this most beautiful of states can often be a financial challenge for many families. For Native Hawaiian families, part of the solution is an opportunity to live on Hawaiian home lands where homes often […]

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July 13, 2012

The Battle Against Housing Discrimination – A Team Effort

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Greg Crespo, Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity According to the National Fair Housing Alliance, there are an estimated four million instances of housing discrimination occurring annually in the U.S.; neither the non-profit sector, nor federal and state governments, can tackle fair housing investigation, enforcement, outreach, and education on […]

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July 9, 2012

MakingHomeAffordable.gov Launches New Resources for Spanish-Speaking Homeowners at Risk of Foreclosure

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Cross posted from Treasury.gov Studies show that Latino families have been among the most deeply impacted by the foreclosure crisis. Many continue to struggle with their mortgage payments and those with limited English proficiency remain among the most vulnerable to foreclosure prevention scams. Fortunately, help is available for millions of struggling families, including those with […]

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